Jul 29, 2019
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Choosing the Right Charity
- There are thousands of charities and getting behind a single
cause may be a bit harder than you think. Be selective in choosing
the right charity.
- Don’t choose what’s convenient for you, choose what’s important
to you. A charity that is close to your heart and values leaves you
more supportive in making a real impact.
How To Manage & Scale Your Business
- Put key people in each area, don’t mix and match your staff
between divisions. Work ethic is key to keeping your systems
working, and the right person can make your business click into
- Listen when it’s time to listen. Your way may not be the best
way of solving problems. You are given two ears and one mouth, so
use it in that ratio.
- Constantly look at the big picture. Work out the pieces to move
on each level of your business. Don’t focus only on the day-to-day
movements, otherwise you’ll never see the significance in your
- When growing your business, take advantage of the digital
resources you have. Don’t keep your processes recorded solely on a
physical handbook. Platforms such as Moodle can allow your staff
can control their engagement with learning new systems &
- If something doesn’t work, take it with stride. There is always
a fall before the bounce back, don’t expect constantly success.
Richard’s tips for dealing with a fall are:
- No problem in the history of mankind is solved by worry and
stress. Move past the issue by creating an action plan.
- Know your own strengths and hire for your weaknesses.
- Start with the end in mind. Consider what are you trying to
achieve from the business. Work back from there on a daily or
monthly basis to work out what you need to do in every point of
How to Fundraise for Your Business/Charity
- Workplace giving is the strongest way to start. Create a vested
interest in your charity with possible funders.
- Provide details to the purpose of your charity. Hone in on
who’s getting the funds, what the staff are providing and why
you’re proud of supporting the charity.
- Closing deals may be tricky, people pay attention to what’s
engaging. In an auction, only 5% of people are paying attention to
a specific item. You need to buy the attention of the 95% so they
don’t overcrowd the room.
- Entertain and engage your audience with your skills. Know when
to interject, keep the room focused on you and what you’re
How to Connect & Engage with People on
- LinkedIn is the most popular platform for raising awareness of
your profile and business. As an employee, your profile is one of
the only assets that you can transfer between jobs.
- Don’t focus solely on what you’re doing, give away the praise.
Mentioning and tagging people that you work with harnesses a
stronger relation between new and existing connections.
- Content can be oversaturated, but engagements aren’t. Don’t
only post about your business every day of the week, otherwise your
connections will treat your post like an ad.
- Post things that are relevant to you. Be authentic, don’t try
to be someone you’re not. Australia alone has 9 million users, and
with the right content & delivery, you’ll always reach your
Links & Recommendations
- Helping Hand Group are donating an $8000 Bali holiday to any
fundraising event that uses their no-cost services. Visit helpinghand.com.au
- The 7 Habits of Highly Successful People – Stephen R.
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